Social media platforms are becoming the integral part of our day to day life. In the vast variations of social media platforms; mobile apps are the newest kid in the blog. Apps are generally used as the contracted form of mobile applications.
Snapchat is one of the best apps of recent time. Users have voted it as the best and user friendly mobile app of recent time. But with the huge beneficial aspects, there are some drawbacks too. From the coming of these types of apps, questions are arising that, are those mobile apps are completely safe to use as the tool for sharing your personal moments to your close ones? Recent reports have astonished the parents of the app users. Most of the users of such applications are teenagers or young adults. And the alarming report is that through Snapchat they are addicting in sexting. And hackers or porn providers are using those personal sharing for nasty business.
What is Snapchat?
Snapchat is an application that enables its users to have the advantages of sharing photos with friends and near ones. It is an ephemeral kind of mobile application which allows us to share or send numerous numbers of photographs and little time based video sharing instantly. Those type of images or short period videos are named as snaps. You can send numerous numbers of photos through this fun sharing app. There is an option for the users to set on a particular time for the viewers to see the sent photos and as the time will be over, the photo will automatically be deleted from Snapchat’s mother server. For doing this you just have to set the timer.
What is sexting?
It is derived from the word texting. Earlier time mobile phones have become huge popular for its short message service. Recent time mobile apps also have the ability to forward short messages. Those are also called as texting. But with the passing time technologies have become sharper and advance. Snapchat is the recent boon of modern time. But with every boon or advantages there are disadvantages too attached with this. You can attach favorite quotes or numerous numbers of images with Snapchat service. And the alarming fact has found recently that young adults are sharing their naked or semi naked sexy pictures with those short messages. Those are called sexting because indirect sex rackets are hugely attached with this service.
Why it is such matter of worry?
Company officials of Snapchat mobile app also agreed that it has been found that young adults are hugely getting attached in sexting. Snapchat has the ability to delete the shared objects after a certain period of time. So they are thinking whatever they can share through the service and can be delete easily after a certain while. Company officials also told that it also have been found that hackers are trying to get those sexy personal pictures. So there is a huge risk to get viral through the personal sharing. They are promoting the news not to activate such kind of sexting kind of things. And to click snaps with proper dressing and without hint of any sexy connotation or gestures while clicking and sharing Snapchat images.